SPORTSCOPE : Lion Women Try to Rebound From 34-Point Loss

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The Loyola Marymount women’s basketball team will host nonconference opponents New Mexico tonight and Southern Utah on Saturday night.

Loyola (7-3) had its five-game winning streak snapped in an 81-47 loss to UCLA on Saturday. New Mexico is 2-7 and Southern Utah is 3-5.

If the Lions win both games, they would equal their best start since they won nine of their first 12 games in the 1988-89 season.


Loyola has been led by junior forward Sheri Brown, who is averaging 15.9 points and 9.7 rebounds. Brown was named the West Coast Conference player of the month for December.

The Lions open WCC play Friday against Portland at Gersten Pavilion.


The Cal State Dominguez Hills baseball team has been ranked 14th in a preseason NCAA Division II poll by Collegiate Baseball magazine.

The Toros were ranked as high as 10th last season, when they finished 22-25 and fifth in the California Collegiate Athletic Assn.

Other CCAA teams in the poll are Cal Poly San Luis Obispo at No. 2 and UC Riverside at No. 8.


The Loyola Marymount baseball team is conducting a free clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the school’s baseball stadium.

The clinic is for boys and girls ages 6 to 16. High school seniors are not eligible to participate.


Instructors will include Coach Jody Robinson and his staff.

Information: (310) 338-4533.


The Inglewood Recreation and Community Services Department will sponsor the 19th annual Maurice McClanahan Invitational basketball tournament for adults Jan. 19 at Centinela Park.

There will also be an adult basketball league that starts Jan. 25 at the park.

The cost is $40 a team for the tournament and $100 a team for the league. There is also an $18 fee for referees.

The deadline is Friday. Information: (310) 412-5370.


Boys and girls ages 6 to 15 who live in Inglewood or attend Inglewood schools are eligible for a basketball league that starts in late January at Darby and Rogers parks.

The cost is $20 for Inglewood residents and $24 for non-residents.

Registration is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Jan. 16 at Centinela and Rogers parks and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 16 at Darby Park.

Information: (310) 412-5370.


The Boys and Girls Club of Wilmington is accepting registration through Jan. 29 for its 1993 basketball season.

The program is for youths ages 7 to 17.

Volunteer coaches are also needed for the program.

Information: Ed Lalau or Rene Limon at (310) 549-8323.


The Lawndale Little League is seeking team and league sponsors for its 1993 baseball and softball season for youths ages 6 to 18.


Information: Bill Bouffard at (310) 542-1125.